Kirk at Medialoper has a funny look forward to 19 February 2009. It begins:
Medialoper: February 19, 2009 — Yesterday morning Herbert Cackin turned on his television set to find nothing but static. Cursing, he assumed his 25 year old Zenith had finally “konked out”. Next he turned on the television in his bedroom only to find the same problem. Finally he tried the set in the bathroom — same thing. At that point Cackin jumped to the conclusion any logical person would come to.
“I was damn sure we’d had another one of them 9-11 style attacks and that this time the terrorists killed our TVs”.
Despite the FCC’s best efforts to inform the public about the new law that requires television stations to abandon analog broadcasts in favor of digital broadcasts, it seems that not everyone got the message. Yesterday, after the switch finally took place, complaints poured in to local television affiliates around the country, and television repair shops were inundated with frantic phone calls. ...
Link: Medialoper. If anything can make us smile over this clusterf**k, it's this. --Dennis